We are currently accepting applications for the following positions for the upcoming school year beginning in August 2013:
Full-time Teacher, Grades 5 - 8: Seeking an upper elementary school teacher with a broad knowledge of the liberal arts. Background in instructing writing, grammar, science, or math at this level is preferred. Applicant must agree with the statement of faith, possess a love of learning, have classroom management skills, and desire to work as part of a team. A bachelor's degree is required.
Full-time Teacher, Grades K - 4: Seeking an early elementary teacher with a broad knowledge of the liberal arts. Background in instructing writing, grammar, math, and phonics at this level is preferred. Applicant must agree with the statement of faith, possess a love of learning, have classroom management skills, and desire to work as part of a team. A bachelor's degree is required.
Substitute Teachers: If you are interested in substitute teaching for Ambleside School, please contact our Administrator, Pam Rogers at PRogers@ambleside.org
General Description of an Ambleside Teacher
Ambleside teachers demonstrate an active, daily commitment to Jesus Christ and share His heart for children. They love books, ideas, nature, and learning a wide variety of subjects. They are willing to become students of Charlotte Mason and teach using her pedagogy. They are able to lead young people with authority and respect, insight and courage, love and inspiration. They are committed to Jesus’ principles of relationship with God and others through practice and prayer.
Besides the core subjects of math, literature, history and science, teachers at Ambleside instruct in many other areas of study teaching from 12- 16 subjects a week. Our curriculum uses few textbooks; Ambleside teachers are able to master and teach their subjects without the usual educational aids and lesson guides.
Experience in the classroom and a major in an academic subject from a liberal arts program is preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Teacher’s certification is an added benefit.
Applicants should read the Job Description: Teacher before applying. The Teaching Position Application and Statement of Faith should be returned, with resumé, references and cover letter to the principal's assistant, Richard Chenette at RChenette@ambleside.org or mail them to him at the address on the application. In addition, please read this excerpt from Charlotte Mason titled Children as Persons prior to the interview.